Open Rank, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Cell and Molecular Biology

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Open Rank, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Cell and Molecular Biology

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Feb 9, 2021


The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, one of the most highly funded departments at Tulane University (, has two major research directions: developmental biology and neuroscience. We anticipate filling a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank, beginning July 1, 2021 (or January 1, 2022). Targeted are candidates whose research interests focus on Developmental and/or Regenerative Biology.

Applicants for the assistant professor position must have a Ph.D., at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience, a strong publication record, and show strong potential for obtaining external funding. Applicants for the associate professor position should have a strong, established research program supported by external funding. Experience in genome-wide studies is considered desirable. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous, independent research program and to participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching.  Opportunities exist for research collaborations with, and participation in, the Tulane Neuroscience Program, the newly founded Tulane Brain Institute, the Tulane National Primate Research Center, the Tulane Center for Aging, and the Tulane Cancer Center.  

Application Instructions:

All applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests and three letters of recommendation.  Application deadline is April, 15, 2021 (or open until the position is filled).

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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